GRID13: Sarah Harper - Who Wants to Live Forever

27 September 2013

Portrait of Professor Sarah Harper

with Professor Sarah Harper
Clore Professor of Gerontology

Sarah is Clore Professor of Gerontology at the University of Oxford, a Fellow at University College, and the Founding Director of the Oxford Institute of Population Ageing. Sarah served on the Prime Minister’s Council for Science and Technology, whi...

The first person to live to be 200 years old may already have been born. Professor Sarah Harper is wrestling with some of our most challenging questions: the growth in extreme longevity and fall in fertility. How will it impact our lives and societies? A professor of gerontology at the University of Oxford, she leads key demographers, economists, anthropologists, philosophers and environmentalists in addressing the dramatic demographic change.